With the growth of desktop publishing, scanners became an important new PC peripheral, with sales in the early 1990s growing at 250% per year. This program looks at several scanner options including Logitech's ScanMan, the AVR 3000/GS Plus from Advanced Vision Research, Epson's ES-300C, Sharp's JX-600, the SpeedScanner from Array Technologies, the Caere handheld scanner, and HP's ScanJet Plus. Guest cohost is Heidi Roizen of T/Maker...
Keywords: scan; optical; desktop publishing
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|Secrets of Word Perfect|
Before Microsoft Word became the default word processing standard for most users, WordPerfect was considered the best one out there. As with many applications, most users didn't know about some of the hidden powers in WordPerfect. This show offered some user tips and some WordPerfect add-ons. Demonstrations include tools for newsletter design and graphics, general desktop publishing tools, the Button Cube for WordPerfect, the newest version WordPerfect 5.2, a low-cost competitor Swift Word ($7.9...
Keywords: desktop publishing; newsletter; software workshop
|Screen Savers & Wallpaper - Arabic|
Arabic subtitled version of this program. New color monitors created a market for whimsical add-ons like screen savers and wallpaper. Covered in this program are Crystal Walls, Marvel Comics Screen Posters, the Snoopy Screen Saver Fun Pac, the Jurassic Park Screen Saver, Microsoft Scenes, Matinee (the first video screen saver), PFS Power Album for Windows from Spinnaker Software, Pixel Play, and Second Nature Software...
Keywords: wallpaper; desktop; screen saver; arabic
The advent of desktop publishing software got people thinking about fonts and the endless choice of ways to present text on a computer. This program looks at the art of font selection. Demonstrations include WordPerfect, PostScript, HP LaserJet III, TypeAlign, Type On Call, Adobe Type Manager, MacWrite, Apple StyleWriter, Apple LaserWriter, Bitstream's FaceLift, and FontMonger. Originally broadcast in 1991.
Keywords: fonts: desktop publishing; adobe; macintosh; apple, DTP